Taking Stock of Organic Research Investments

About the Webinar

This webinar will present the findings from the report by the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Taking Stock: Analyzing and Reporting Organic Research Investments: 2002-2014. This report provides information on the progress USDA funded organic research projects have made in addressing critical research needs. We will describe the types, locations, and impacts of USDA funded research, as well as research gaps and topics that require greater attention. The webinar will conclude with a set of recommendations for strengthening organic research in the US to best support the needs of organic farmers.

About the Presenters

  • Diana Jerkins, PhD is the Research Program editor at the Organic Farming Research Foundation
  • Mark Schonbeck is a research contractor at OFRF and is the lead author of the report
  • Joanna Ory is the Research Program Associate at OFRF.

System Requirements

View detailed system requirements here. Please connect to the webinar 10 minutes in advance, as the webinar program will require you to download software. To test your connection in advance, go here. You can either listen via your computer speakers or call in by phone (toll call). Java needs to be installed and working on your computer to join the webinar. If you are running Mac OSU with Safari, please test your Java at http://java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp prior to joining the webinar, and if it isn't working, try Firefox or Chrome.


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